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Question

A ball was dropped vertically downwards from the top of a crane at a height of 160 m .

Each time the ball hit the ground, it bounced vertically upwards to 1/4 of the height from which it had fallen previously.

What is the total distance that the ball had moved in air by the time it hit the ground for the third time?

The correct answer is : 260
m